jersey is going to bounce back stronger than ever, going to rebuild. >> absolutely. (cheers and applause) >> jon: and we both would very much like bruce springsteen to hug us. >> yeah, he did hug me recently. >> jon: de really. >> yeah, when we were at the telethon. >> jon: oh, the telethon. >> that nbc had. you know, i was on the stage afterward talking to steve van zandt and max weinberg and all of a sudden they were looking behind mow and they moved away. and stopped talking. so i turned around. there he was. >> jon: and there he was. >> there he was. an he came up and put his hand out. and so i shook his hand. i tried to be cool. i wasn't. and then he said come on, give me a hug. and i said all right. and i hugged him. and-- . >> jon: go he -- did he go come on, stop, let me go. >> no, i was-- you know that is always hard to judge, right, when dow stop the man hug, it's hard. >> jon: you got to give also this, the pat, or did you just go slow dance. >> no i went slow dance.